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Jason Wilson

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What to do with my modem
« on: October 25, 2005, 10:48:31 AM »
my computer was going slow and stuff so i restarted windows and wiped everything off it was working good until i tried to get online and there wasnt a modem set but i have a modem in it and they want me to choose form a list my modem and its not on there do i have to download a driver for my modem to get it working again???????

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Re: What to do with my modem
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2005, 10:53:23 AM »
modem's port should be default COM3 of course you cant set this manually so you pop in the CD that should come with it and install the driver it will set the Modem to COM3

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Re: What to do with my modem
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2005, 10:58:01 AM »
there wasn't a disk to it  my grandparents bought the computer somewhere years ago

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Re: What to do with my modem
« Reply #3 on: October 25, 2005, 03:27:50 PM »
type msinfo32 to find out what modem you have.......and then go to driversall.com and download the driver for it......if you have any disks for the pc the driver maybe on them.......>recovery disks>
« Last Edit: October 25, 2005, 03:28:04 PM by merlin_2 »

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Re: What to do with my modem
« Reply #4 on: October 26, 2005, 10:55:30 AM »
all my computer says is that it is a LT win modem and i couldnt find it on driversall.com but i went to driversguide.com and i found a list of lucent drivers for modems and i dunno which one to get! HELP!

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Re: What to do with my modem
« Reply #5 on: October 26, 2005, 01:25:21 PM »
DLoad and run Everest Home and run it on that machine...it will tell you exactly which components it has . you can then do a search for the proper drivers.

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Re: What to do with my modem
« Reply #6 on: October 26, 2005, 02:17:01 PM »
From memory win98 will load the win modem from its list?try looking under rockwell.....

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Re: What to do with my modem
« Reply #7 on: October 26, 2005, 03:23:29 PM »
rockwell?

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    Re: What to do with my modem
    « Reply #8 on: October 26, 2005, 03:29:45 PM »
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    i restarted windows and wiped everything off it

    Was this a fresh install, what OS is it?
    Get Everest http://www.lavalys.com/

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    Re: What to do with my modem
    « Reply #9 on: October 26, 2005, 03:45:06 PM »
    i cant download it im not able to get online on my computer right now and get it because of the modem stuff

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      Re: What to do with my modem
      « Reply #10 on: October 26, 2005, 03:48:34 PM »
      That makes typing in here a real good party trick.  :D

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      Re: What to do with my modem
      « Reply #11 on: October 26, 2005, 05:25:51 PM »
      i am using a friends computer AND I TRIED TO LOOK AND SEE WHAT TYPE OF MOEN I HAVE AND ALL I CAN FIND OUT IS THAT ITS a LT Win Modem but i went to go download a driver and theres a million options im confused on which one to get.

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      Re: What to do with my modem
      « Reply #12 on: October 26, 2005, 05:29:02 PM »
      As long as It is compatible check the dates. Lt Win modem should be the same with Driversguide.com at least you can select the latest make sure you have the right OS though  ;D

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      Re: What to do with my modem
      « Reply #13 on: October 26, 2005, 05:33:10 PM »
      how do i check the dates?

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      Re: What to do with my modem
      « Reply #14 on: October 26, 2005, 05:37:19 PM »
      Ir should be labled hold on let me show you one... Wha Window version are you using again?

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      Re: What to do with my modem
      « Reply #15 on: October 26, 2005, 05:37:59 PM »
      click the add hardware icon...........its in the control panel.....now scroll down the list......modem......let windows search for the drivers.....you must have the drivers some where on a cdrom/floppy disk......ask the old parents......for it....
      « Last Edit: October 26, 2005, 05:41:06 PM by merlin_2 »

      Jason Wilson

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      Re: What to do with my modem
      « Reply #16 on: October 26, 2005, 05:40:06 PM »
      i have windows 98 se and i used dial up internet of course and the modem is internal

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      Re: What to do with my modem
      « Reply #17 on: October 26, 2005, 05:43:44 PM »
      http://members.driverguide.com/index.php?action=dosearch&qm0=LT+Win&qa5=10&qa6=609&qa7=1399&dp=3&sm=b&jmd=and&fzz=f

      The first one on this list should do. If it ask you to sign in before download use:

      User: drivers
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      Re: What to do with my modem
      « Reply #18 on: October 26, 2005, 05:46:33 PM »
      it looks good but i see the word upgrade by it what does that mean?

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      Re: What to do with my modem
      « Reply #19 on: October 26, 2005, 05:48:22 PM »
      This driver was released in 2000 My computer was built in 1999 so upgrade means that If I had an old driver im just upgrading to a new driver. But since you don't have a driver then you are just installing it.

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      Re: What to do with my modem
      « Reply #20 on: October 26, 2005, 05:56:15 PM »
      thank you very much im gonna download it on my friends computer then burn it onto a blank cd and go to my computer at home and use it.....THANK YOU!!!

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      Re: What to do with my modem
      « Reply #21 on: October 26, 2005, 06:00:37 PM »
      ....... ????whaa? Im lost... oops I'll save this message for another time  :D

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      Re: What to do with my modem
      « Reply #22 on: October 26, 2005, 06:04:19 PM »
      do i confuse you?

      merlin_2

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      Re: What to do with my modem
      « Reply #23 on: October 26, 2005, 06:06:55 PM »
      no most upmarket folk have moved to a adsl modem.....and the 56k winmodem is history......

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      Re: What to do with my modem
      « Reply #24 on: October 26, 2005, 06:09:44 PM »
      I still have a 56K modem you never know when you need it...   .. it only history not ancient history yet ;D

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      Re: What to do with my modem
      « Reply #25 on: October 26, 2005, 06:09:56 PM »
      i am up market but live with the old g-parents and they old school and don't understand the new stuff

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      Re: What to do with my modem
      « Reply #26 on: October 26, 2005, 06:10:13 PM »
      I still have a 56K modem you never know when you need it...   .. it only history not ancient history yet ;D

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      Re: What to do with my modem
      « Reply #27 on: October 26, 2005, 06:14:01 PM »
      u guys say set the modem to com3 but how do i do that?

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      Re: What to do with my modem
      « Reply #28 on: October 26, 2005, 06:23:51 PM »

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      Re: What to do with my modem
      « Reply #29 on: October 26, 2005, 06:29:42 PM »
      what are the chances of the driver working? so i don't have to get another one and go crazy

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      Re: What to do with my modem
      « Reply #30 on: October 26, 2005, 06:33:07 PM »
      Getting a Driver for LT Win modem is easy Trying to get it to the right COM port is hard

      On systems with 2 built-in com ports and an internal modem, the only safe com port you can use is one that is not an even or odd number as is the modem. So if your modem is com1 you cannot use com3, if its com2 you can not use com4.

      Further, if your mouse is connected to a serial port it works as above with the modem. If the mouse is on com1 then using the com3 will cause problems, if its on com2 using the com4 will cause problems.


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      Re: What to do with my modem
      « Reply #31 on: October 26, 2005, 06:35:50 PM »
      i am confused!

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      Re: What to do with my modem
      « Reply #32 on: October 26, 2005, 06:45:02 PM »
      Wel lets not worry about that right now just install the driver for the modem and see will it work first. If you get a Port is in use when trying to dial up to the internet or no dial tone that just means we heve to change the COM port of the modem If it is only a driver issue then you shouldn't worry about it unless you get one of those two messages.

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      Re: What to do with my modem
      « Reply #33 on: October 26, 2005, 06:48:34 PM »
      thank you sooo much! do u think a driver would fit on a blank disk?

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      Re: What to do with my modem
      « Reply #34 on: October 26, 2005, 07:03:56 PM »
      It should be able to fit in the floppy is it over 1.38MB?

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      Re: What to do with my modem
      « Reply #35 on: October 26, 2005, 07:13:24 PM »
      file size: 991.2kB if thats too big ill burn the file onto a blank cd

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      Re: What to do with my modem
      « Reply #36 on: October 27, 2005, 10:43:30 AM »
      will that on a floppy???

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        Re: What to do with my modem
        « Reply #37 on: October 28, 2005, 12:26:56 AM »
        Yes it will fit on a floppy.

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        Re: What to do with my modem
        « Reply #38 on: October 28, 2005, 01:23:09 PM »
        is an LT modem the same as a lucent?

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        Re: What to do with my modem
        « Reply #39 on: October 28, 2005, 04:51:21 PM »
        i found a lucent chipset driver download will that work???

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        Re: What to do with my modem
        « Reply #40 on: October 28, 2005, 05:06:12 PM »
        Good is this the end to the modem saga.

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        Re: What to do with my modem
        « Reply #41 on: October 28, 2005, 05:24:16 PM »
        Try it and see. It will probably be OK.